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Ashland Calendar

Tuesday, Sept. 15

Ashland Market Day: Fresh flowers, fruits, vegetables, live plants, baked goods, crafts and gourmet foods are available from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Rogue Valley Growers & Crafters Market. Beginning Sept. 1, the market will return to the National Guard Armory, 1420 E. Main St., Ashland. See rvgrowersmarket.com.

Tai Chi at the Ashland Y: The Ashland Family YMCA holds gentle tai chi classes from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays and 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Thursdays at 540 YMCA Way, Ashland. The class is free for Y members, and day passes are available. Call 541-482-9622 or see ashlandymca.org.

Rogue Valley Rainbow Elders: Meet LGBT elders and allies during a potluck luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 18, at the Rogue Valley Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 87 Fourth St., Ashland. Bring a dish to share. The group meets in Ashland on the third Tuesday of each month. Email rvlgbtelders@gmail.com.

Recorder Group: People of all ages and skill levels who play the recorder are invited to the Recorder Group of Talent at noon on Tuesdays at the Talent library, 101 Home St. Call 541-535-4163.

Ashland Cribbage Club: Play or learn Cribbage for free at 1 p.m. Tuesdays at the Ashland Senior Center, 1699 Homes Ave., Ashland. Call 541-488-5342.

Mystery Readers Roundtable: Readers will discuss books on the theme of "Author biographies" at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 15, at the Phoenix library, 510 W. First St. Call 541-774-7090.

Spanish-English Conversation Group: Join in the Spanish-English Conversation Group at 3 p.m. Tuesdays at the Talent library, 101 Home St. Some are learning English and some are learning Spanish. Chat about interesting ideas and help each other learn new words. Call 541-535-4163.

Kids Clay: Artist Keley Bittner hosts a drop-in clay class tailored for young people from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Tuesdays at the Ashland Art Center, 357 E. Main St., Ashland. Children ages 5-6 may attend with a supervising adult, and children ages 7-12 can attend unaccompanied. Cost is $10, plus clay and firing rates. Email karaqlewis@gmail.com or call 541-482-2772.

Youth Tennis Class: Ashland Tennis and Fitness Club offers a drop-in intermediate/advanced tennis class for ages 13 and older from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, at 735 Jefferson Ave., Ashland. Cost is $23. Call 541-482-7073 or email kellybakertennis@gmail.com.

Rip City Fair: Fans can interact and play basketball with Portland Trail Blazers personalities, take photos with the 1977 NBA Championship trophy, win game tickets and other prizes in this free community gathering from 4 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 15, at Pear Blossom Park near the Commons, 312 E. Fourth St., Medford. A flag raising ceremony will be at 3:30 p.m. at the Medford City Hall, 411 W. Eighth St. See trailblazers.com/ripcityrelay.

Ceramics Class: Artist Garry Price leads a drop-in ceramics class for ages 13 and older from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesdays at the Ashland Art Center, 357 E. Main St., Ashland. Beginners will learn fundamentals, and more advanced students will learn new techniques. Cost is $10, plus cost of clay and firing. Call 541-482-2772 or see ashlandartcenter.org.

OSF Green Show: Oregon Shakespeare Festival offers free performances at 6:45 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays on the bricks at 15 S. Pioneer St., Ashland. On Tuesday, Sept. 15, OSF employees will perform music raising awareness of local nonprofits in "The Bein' Green Show." See osfashland.org/greenshow.

University Toastmasters: Brush up on public speaking and leadership skills at 7 p.m. Tuesdays at the Ashland library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland. See universitytm.org.

Trivia Night: All ages can participate in Team Trivia games at 7 p.m. Tuesdays at Louie's Restaurant, 41 N. Main St., Ashland. Admission is free, and prizes will be awarded. Call 541-482-9701.

Wednesday, Sept. 16

Garden Tours: North Mountain Park will hold a free garden tour from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 16, at 620 N. Mountain Ave., Ashland. Call 541-488-6606 or see ashland.or.us/register to pre-register.

Blood Drive: The Red Cross will hold a blood drive from 1 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 16, in the basement of the Ashland Elks Lodge, 255 E. Main St. Call 1-800-733-2767 or see redcrossblood.org.

Jeff Stanley: The singer, songwriter and guitarist will play original music at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 16, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane (off Dead Indian Memorial Road), Ashland. Admission is free. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.

Tennis Classes: Ashland Tennis and Fitness Club offers "Tiny Tennis" drop-in classes for children ages 4 to 6 from 3:45 to 4:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, at 735 Jefferson Ave. Cost is $15 per class. Beginning/Intermediate tennis classes for children ages 7-14 is from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Call 541-482-7073 or email kellybakertennis@gmail.com.

Jeff Stanley: The singer, songwriter and guitarist will play original music at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 16, at Belle Fiore Winery, 100 Belle Fiore Lane (off Dead Indian Memorial Road), Ashland. Admission is free. See bellefiorewine.com or call 541-552-4900.

Tennis Classes: Ashland Tennis and Fitness Club offers "Tiny Tennis" drop-in classes for children ages 4 to 6 from 3:45 to 4:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, at 735 Jefferson Ave. Cost is $15 per class. Beginning/Intermediate tennis classes for children ages 7-14 is from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Call 541-482-7073 or email kellybakertennis@gmail.com.

Spaghetti Game Night: Play board games at 5 p.m. Wednesdays at Enoteca Wine Tasting and Bistro, 17 N. Main St., Ashland. Complimentary spaghetti will be served with the purchase of a glass or bottle of wine. Call 541-482-3377 or see ashlandenoteca.com.

Wednesday Night Bingo: All ages can participate in games of Bingo at 6 p.m. Wednesdays at Louie's Restaurant, 41 N. Main St., Ashland. It's free to play, and winners eat free. Call 541-482-9701.

Indian Cooking Class: Kumud Gokani will lead  vegetarian Indian cooking classes from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Sept. 9-30, at her home, 47 Garfield St., Ashland. Cost is $30, and includes a full meal and printed recipes. Call 541-488-0575 or see cookingwithkumud.com.

Exploring Mindful Birding: A relaxed and educational bird watching class series is offered from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 16, and 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., with a following field trip Saturday, Sept. 18, at North Mountain Park Nature Center, 620 N. Mountain Ave., Ashland. Binoculars will be provided. Cost for the series is $20. Register online at ashland.or.us/register or call 541-488-6606.

OSF Green Show: Oregon Shakespeare Festival offers free performances at 6:45 p.m. Tuesdays through Sundays on the bricks at 15 S. Pioneer St., Ashland. On Wednesday, Sept. 16, world music band Todo Mundo will perform its blend of rumba, reggae, samba Balkan and Gypsy styles. See osfashland.org/greenshow.

Author Reading: Stephen Kiernan will read from his novel "The Hummingbird" about a hospice nurse and her veteran husband at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 16, at Bloomsbury Books, 290 E. Main St., Ashland. Call 541-488-0029 or see bloomsburyashland.com.